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Presidential nominations: And now the end game

(By Bill Moloney, '76 Contributor) (Hilton Head, S.C.)  If one would simultaneously indulge the virtues of exercise and reflection the wide, flat, sandy white beaches of this beautiful island provide an excellent setting.  The bright splendor of

Muslim Brotherhood threat can’t be wished away

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow)  “Nothing to see here, folks.  Move along, nothing to see.”  That line from a thousand police dramas also has its political uses, usually mendacious.

Franklin Graham on who to vote for

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Gotcha. Of course the leader of Samaritan’s Purse, among the largest worldwide Christian charities, who is also the son of Billy Graham, the world’s foremost Christian Evangelist, didn’t name names. But I

Will he use Trumped-up Colorado lies as excuse for third-party run?

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) Colorado is getting falsely smeared by Trump’s lies repeated by a lazy and ignorant media. “They (the party establishment) took the votes away from the people in Colorado” he raves. Is Trump

Potty talk: The tyranny of the .03 percent

(By Joy Overbeck, '76 Contributor) It was very late at night in a nearly-deserted airport and I was alone in the bathroom when a man walked in. Or maybe just a person who looked like

Should Christians engage in politics

(By Evan Verbal, ’76 Scholar) As our country approaches election season, an engaged citizen cannot help but observe a malicious side to politics. Nasty campaign advertisements, emerging scandals, and hypocrisy emerge under the national spotlight.

Rumblings of revolution in Colorado

(By Ellen Densmore, '76 Scholar) The Centennial State is declaring a revolution to overthrow establishment politicians, liberal values, and the entitlement mindset that is the foundation of socialism. In their place, constitutional conservatism is rising, coupled

College students: Before you ask “Who’s teaching us?” ask yourself “What have I learned?”

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) There is more bad news out of US college campuses. At Stanford, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, a group called Who’s Teaching Us (WTU) has been campaigning

You never met a mere mortal

(By John Andrews, Centennial Fellow) What is the richest, most satisfying, most enchanting fantasy world in modern fiction?  My book-loving grandson in junior high contends it’s the Harry Potter series, hands down. Oh really?

Golden Goose? Liberals are determined to kill the Golden State

(By Publius, '76 Contributor) In 2006, my wife and I made the best decision of our lives: We left my home state of California. At the time, we understood that it was probably forever, and